28thEZRA POUND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Universidad de Salamanca

25-29 June 2019

 

 

28thEzra Pound International Conference

Ezra Pound and the Spanish World

 

EPIC-28 Co-Conveners

Walter Baumann, University of Ulster

John Gery, University of New Orleans

Viorica Patea, University of Salamanca

EPIC Organizing Committee

University of Salamanca

Miriam Borham

Jorge Diego Sánchez

Ana Manzanas

Luisa Mª González Rodríguez

PhD-Master’s Undergraduate Team

Sara Casc

Paula Barba Guerrero

University of New Orleans

Betsy Housten, Program Associate

 

EPIC Advisory Committee

Massimo Bacigalupo, University of Genoa

Walter Baumann, University of Ulster

John Gery, University of New Orleans (Secretary)

Alan Golding, University of Louisville

David McKnight, University of Pennsylvania

David Moody, University of York

Viorica Patea, University of Salamanca

Caterina Ricciardi, University of Roma Tre

Emily Mitchell Wallace, Bryn Mawr College

 

28thEZRA POUND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Universidad de Salamanca

25-29 June 2019

28thEzra Pound International Conference

Ezra Pound and the Spanish World

 

PRE-CONFERENCE PROGRAM

MONDAY, 24 JUNE 2019

 

19:30 – 22:00 Informal Gathering. Restaurante Vinoteca Bordadores 12. 

Meeting Place: calle Bordadores 12. Restaurant with a terrace, in the old part of town, near the center, in front of Unamuno’s house and Ursuline Convent.

TUESDAY, 25 JUNE 2019

 

10:00 – 11:00 Tour of University of Salamanca (1)

                     Meeting Place: In front of the columns at Palacio Anaya on University campus at 9:50Tour departs at 10:00.

 

11:00 – 12:00Tour of the Old Library, University of Salamanca

                     Limited to 30 people only.Meeting Place: In front to the old Façade of the Old University Building [Edificio Historico], calle Libreros at 10:55. 

Tour departs at 11:00.

 

12:15 – 13:15 Visit to Salamanca Town Hall

Meeting Place: In front of the columns at Palacio Anaya on University campus at 12:00 or in front of the Town Hall [Ayuntamiento] in the Plaza Mayor at 12:10.

 

17:00-18:00 Tour of University of Salamanca (2)

                     Meeting Place: In front of the columns at Palacio Anaya on University campus at 16:50. Tour departs at 17:00.

18:00 – 20:00 Pre-Conference Reception and Gathering

                     Meeting Place: Hospedería Building inPlaza Anaya. The building adjoining the Palacio de Anaya, facing the columns on the right.                

 

 

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

WEDNESDAY, 26 JUNE 2019

 

9:00 – 16:00 REGISTRATION: Sala de Juntas, Palacio de Anaya, First Floor (upstairs)

10:00 – 10:30 Welcome: Aula Magna, Palacio de Anaya, First Floor (upstairs)

10:45 – 11:45 Session 1: 

Opening Plenary: Salón de actos, Facultad de Traducción (Translation Building)  

[Session includes Papers in Spanish with Simultaneous Translations]

Chair: Miriam Borham, Universidad de Salamanca

Viorica Patea, Universidad de Salamanca

The Legacy of Spain in Pound’s Oeuvre

Antonio Colinas, Poet

Encounter and Encounters with Ezra Pound

 

11:45 – 12:15 Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:30 Parallel Sessions 2A, 2B. 2C

2A Pound and the Poetics of Spanish Culture 

[Session includes Papers in Spanish with Simultaneous Translations]

Chair: Anderson Araujo, University of British Columbia

Antonio Portela, Universidad de Burgos

Ezra Pound, Teacher of Spanish: A Didactic Poetics of Language

Natalia Carbajosa Palmero, Universidad de Cartagena

The Vitality and Precision of the Poetic Word Onstage: 

“Le mot juste” Onstage: Ezra Pound’s Reflections on Lope de Vega

Sonia Hernández, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Juan Ramón Masoliver and Ezra Pound

2B English Influences on Pound’s Early Poetry

Chair: Michael Alexander, University of St. Andrews 

Karina Ibragimova, Moscow State University

The Impact of Old English Poetry on Personaein Ezra Pound's Early Lyrics

Timothy J. Cook, University of Nebraska—Lincoln

Ezra Pound, John Stuart Mill, and the Phantasmagoria of Literary Originality, and Romantic Individuality, in Late Victorian/Prewar London

J. L. HartBrasenose College, Oxford University

Endurance in Pound and Tennyson

 

2C Pound’s Economics

Chair: Krista Rascoe, Tarrant County College 

Lin Wei, Tianjin University

The Process of Becoming an Anti-Semite: A Reflection on Pound’s Economics

Svetlana Ehtee,University of New Brunswick

Ezra Pound, Lieutenant-Colonel Graham Seton Hutchison, and Fascist Propaganda

Archie Henderson, Independent Scholar, Houston

Pound and William Paterson

14:00 – 15:30 Lunch: Restaurante El Monje, calle Arroyo Santo Domingo 3

15:30-16:30 Siesta

16:30 – 17:45 Parallel Sessions 3A, 3B, 3C

3A Pound’s Modernist Reinventions: Dante, Provençal, and Catalan

Chair: Caterina Ricciardi, Università di Roma Tre

H. K. Riikonen, University of Helsinki

Romance Philology in the Writings of Ezra Pound

Giuliana Ferreccio, Università di Torino

“The pale dawn of Spain”: Ezra Pound and the Morphology of Dawn

Dídac Llorens Cubedo, Universidad National de Educación a Distancia (UNED)

Strategies of Appropriation of ProvençalPoetry in Ezra Pound and His Catalan Contemporaries

 

3B Pound’s Asian Collaborations

Chair: Miho Takahashi, Kansai University, Osaka

Youngmin Kim, Dongguk University, Seoul

Imaginary Homelands of Modern Poetry: Asian Spain in Yeats, Pound, and Eliot

Hidetoshi Tomiyama, Meiji Gakuin University

What Pound Couldn't Know about the Noh Drama Sotoba Komachi, and Some Related Observations

Andrew Houwen, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University

Ezra Pound and the Poetry and Poetics of JunzaburōNishiwaki

3C Cantos I: Initiating The Cantos – Early Cantos

Chair: Stephen Wilson, Universidade de Coimbra

Konstantinos Doxiadis, Cambridge University

The Necessary Character: The Use of Voice in Ezra Pound’s Cantos

María Gallego Tena, Universidad de Salamanca

The Influenceof El Poema de Mio Cid on Ezra Pound’s Canto 3

Vasiliki Poula, London School of Economics

The Emergent Properties ofEzra Pound’s Cantosas a Unified Work

17:45 – 18:15 Coffee Break

 

18:15 – 19:15 Session 4: Plenary: Pound and the Spanish Poets

[Session includes Papers in Spanish with Simultaneous Translations]

Chair: Paula Barba Guerrero,Universidad de Salamanca

JuanAntonio González Iglesias,Universidad de Salamanca

Concerning Imitation: Ezra Pound, Martial and other Roman and Hispanic Poets

Jaime Siles, Universidad de Valencia 

Ezra Pound and the Greek and Latin Classic Writers as Models of a New Literary Language

19:30-20:45 Aula Salinas [Edifico Historico]

                     Special EventGerhart Münch’s Compositions for Piano

                     Heriberto Cruz, pianist

 

Dinner on Your Own

 

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THURSDAY, 27 June 2019

 

9:00 – 16:00 REGISTRATION: Sala de Juntas, Palacio de Anaya, First Floor (upstairs)

9:30 – 10:45 Parallel Sessions 5A, 5B, 5C

5APound’s Impact on Mediterranean Poets 

Chair: Jorge Diego Sánchez, Universidad de Salamanca

Santiago Rodríguez Guerrero-Strachan, Universidad de Valladolid

Juan Ramón Jiménez’s Appreciation of Ezra Pound’s Poetry

Rosina Martucci, Università di Salerno

Ezra Pound, Pere Gimferrer and Eugenio Montale: Poets, Translators and Artists

Mario Avelar, Portuguese Open University & University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies

Pound’s Echoes in Two Major 20thCentury Portuguese Poets: Fernando Pessoa and Jorge de Sena

5B Pound and the Spirit

Chair: Walter Baumann, University of Ulster

Stodddard Martin, London

Ezra Pound and Santayana

Andy Trevathan, Louisiana State University

Seven Spanish Angels at the Altar of the Sun: Ezra Pound and the Occult

Sean Mark, British School at Rome

“Tempus tacendi”: On Pound’s Late Silence

5C Cantos II: Medical, Typographical and Natural Terminologies in The Cantos

Chair: Rhett Forman, Tarleton State University

Krista Rascoe, Tarrant County College 

Pound and Hemingway: Ambulatory Medical Terminology to Create a Paralytic Image

Leonor María Martínez Serrano, Universidad de Córdoba

A Natural History of Culture: Ezra Pound on Reading and the Printing Press as Means to Further Civilization

Jonathan Pollock,Université de Perpignan

Cratylic Language inThe Cantos

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12: 30 Parallel Sessions 6A, 6B

6Pound’s Impact on English Poets

Chair: Jennifer Kilgore-Caradec, Université de Caen

Michael Alexander, University of St. Andrews 

Ezra Pound and Laurence Binyon (1869-1943)

Diana Collecott, Durham University

Poet of the Periphery: Basil Bunting in the Canary Islands

Tony Lopez, Poet and Independent Scholar

Matthew Glover El Mio Cid

6B Cantos III: The Nuevo Mundo Cantos under a Microscope

Chair: Roxana Preda, University of Edinburgh

John Beall, Collegiate School, New York

Pound’s “White Light” in Canto 36: Provençal Poets, Cavalcanti, and Dante

Courtney Ruffner-Grieneisen, State College of Florida 

Lions and Panthers and Leopards, Oh, My!: A Close Reading of Canto 39 within the framework of The Cantos Project

Jeff Grieneisen, State College of Florida

Ideas into Action, Economics into Journey: A Close Reading of Canto 40 within the framework of The Cantos Project

12:30 – 12:45 Break

12:45 – 14:00 Session 7: Plenary: Cantos IV: Historical Voices in The Cantos

Chair: Peter Liebregts, University of Leiden

Roxana Preda, University of Edinburgh

Following the tracks of Sigismondo: Malatesta’s Presence in Cantos 17-30

Maria Luisa Ardizzone, New York University

Confronting the Spanish-Arab “Commentator,” Ibn Rushd (Averroes)

Caterina Ricciardi, Università di Roma Tre

Washington Irving’sAlhambrainThe Cantos

14:00-15:00 Lunch on Site 

15:00-16:30 Siesta

16:30 – 17:45 Parallel Sessions 8A, 8B, 8C

8A Pound’s Impact on Writers of Spanish

Chair: Viorica Patea, Universidad de Salamanca

Emanuele Zoppellari Perale, Ca' Foscari Università di Venezia

Pound's Amulet in Roberto Bolaño's Novels 

Melania Stancu, University of Bucharest

Ezra Pound and Antonio Colinas’s Theory of the Image

Leonor María Martínez Serrano, Universidad de Córdoba

A New Translation of The Cantos of Ezra Pound in Argentina

 

8B Cantos V: Pound and The Cantosin Eastern Europe

Chair: Svetlana Ehtee,University of New Brunswick

Liliana Pop, University Babes-Bolyai, Cluj

Ezra Pound in Romanian

Irakli Tskhvediani, Akaki Tsereteli State University (Kutaisi, Georgia)

A “Georgian” Ezra Pound: The Creative Reception through Translations

Radojka Vukčević, University of Belgrade 

Ezra Paund’s Poetry in the Light of the Epic Tradition  in Serbia and Montenegro

8C Pound and Chinese Instigations

Chair: Andrew Houwen, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University

Michael Kindellan, University of Sheffield

诶比⻄of Reading: Ezra Pound’s “scholarly” Classic Anthology

Kent Su, Univerity College London (to be read by Andrew Houwen)

“respect the awareness/and train fit men”: A Reading of Canto 85

Alan Golding, University of Louisville

“Peril in a white, silk shroud”: Talking Back to EP in Timothy Yu’s 100 Chinese Silences

17:45-18:15 Coffee Break

18:15-20:00 Aula Magna, Palacio de Anaya

                     Special Event: Poetry Reading in Spanish and English

Poets: 

Spanish: Natalia Carbajosa Palmero, Antonio Colinas,Juan Antonio González Iglesias, Jeannette Lozano Clariond,MªÁngeles Pérez López, José Antonio Martínez,Jaime Siles

English: David Cappella, Silvia Falsaperla, Rhett Forman, John Gery, Jeff Grieneisen, Chengru He, Tony Lopez, Sean Mark, Ron Smith

Dinner on Your Own

 

 

 

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FRIDAY, 28 June 2019

 

9:00 – 16:00 REGISTRATION:Sala de Juntas, Palacio de Anaya, First Floor (upstairs)

9:30 – 10:45 Parallel Sessions 9A, 9B

9A Multilingual Multicultural Early Pound

Chair: Giuliana Ferreccio, Università di Torino

Espen Grønlie, University of Oslo

Multilingualism in Ezra Pound’s Early Poetry

Aya Yoshida, Kyoto University

Polyglot Pound and French

Giuliana Bendelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan. 

“From the colour the nature & by the nature the sign": Pound's Influence on Roberto Sanesi's Poetics

 

9B Cantos VI: The Cantos, Epic Voices, and Iberian History

Chair: Jonathan Pollock,Université de Perpignan

Charlotte Estrade,Université Paris Nanterre 

Forging an Epic Voice in/of History

Paula Barba Guerrero, Universidad de Salamanca

Imaging the “Revolution of the Word”: Dissociation from the Spanish Baroque in Ezra Pound’s Cantos

Stephen Wilson, Universidade de Coimbra

Re-Reading Pound and Camões

 

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12: 30 Parallel Sessions 10A, 10B, 10C

10A Pound’s Correspondence

Chair:Andy Trevathan, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Paula Camacho, Pablo de Olavide University

Dear Miss Barry: The Feminism of Ezra Pound

Miriam Borham and Jorge Diego Sánchez, Universidad de Salamanca

Pound and Unamuno: A Collaboration

Manlio Della Marca, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

“Missives/Missiles” from St. ElizabethsThe Unpublished Letters of Ezra Pound and EvaHesse, 1950-1960

10B Pound and the Interpretive Arts

Chair: Evelyn Haller, Doane University

John Gery, University of New Orleans

Pound’s Prado and the “Glimpse of Velasquez”

Rong Ou, Hangzhou Normal University

An Oriental Dance between Cy Twombly’s Painting and Pound’s Poetry

Jeannette Lozano Clariond, Poet and Publisher, Vaso Roto (Madrid)

Pound’s Translations of Egyptian Poetry: A Reading in English and Spanish

10C Cantos VII: New Approaches to The Pisan Cantos

Chair: Ron Bush, University of Oxford

Yoshiko Kita, Chuo University, Tokyo

The Influence of Spanish Medieval Drama and Japanese Noh Play inThe Pisan Cantos

Rhett Forman, Tarleton State University

“Las Cosas Más Necias y También Las Más Sublimes”: Satire and Insanity inCervantes, Galdós, and Pound

Seda Şen Alta, Başkent University, Ankara

Pound’s Cities: A Psychogeographical Reading ofThe Pisan Cantos

12:30 – 12:45 Break

12:45 – 14:00

Session 11:Plenary: “Popular” Pound

Chair: Alan Golding, University of Louisville

Michael Coyle, Colgate University

Material History, Popularized Scholarship, andGuide to Kulchur

Mark Byron, University of Sidney 

“Brilliant Detective Cut Off”:The Blue Spillas a Clue Puzzle Collaboration

Panayiotes Tryphonopoulas, Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario) & Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Brandon University (Manitoba) 

Modernism’s “doors of perception”: From Ezra Pound’s Ideogrammic Method to Marshall McLuhan’s Mosaic

14:00-16:30 Lunch on Your Own/Siesta

 

16:30 – 17:45 Parallel Sessions 12A, 12B

12A Pound, Spanish Writers, and Politics in the 1930s

Chair : Massimo Bacigalupo, Università di Genova

Jennifer Kilgore-Caradec, Université de Caen

Lines of Division: The Spanish Civil War in the Trajectories of Nancy Cunard, Ezra Pound, and Langston Hughes

Anderson Araujo, University of British Columbia 

Fascist Aesthetes: Ezra Pound, Ernesto Giménez Caballero, and Italo-Spanish Power Politics

12B Pound’s Translations of Greek and Latin Classics

Chair: Charlotte Estrade,Université Paris Nanterre

Peter Liebregts, University of Leiden

Translations of Greek Tragedy in the Work of Ezra Pound: General Approach and Some Case Studies

Christian Bancroft, Temple University

“Go on and enjoy it”: Shadow Feminism in Ezra Pound’sElektra

Justine T. Wolfenden, Durham University

“Ezra Pound waxed cool”: A Modernist’s Respectful Appreciation of Lucretius’s “sober intention”

17:45 – 18:15 Coffee Break

18:15 – 19:30 

Session 13: ROUNDTABLE: After the Pound Era

Chair: Mark Byron, University of Sidney

Discussants:

Anderson Araujo, University of British Columbia (Spanish and Portuguese poetry and translation)

Chengru He, University of Alabama (Chinese poetry and translation)

Akitoshi Nagahata, Nagoya University (Japanese translation)

Andrew Houwen, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University (Japanese poetry)

20:00 – 20:30 EPIC Reception: NH Puerta de la Catedral(requires registration)

                       Meeting Place:NH Puerta de la Catedral, Plaza Juan XXIII, 5

20:30 – 22:00 Banquet: NH Puerta de la Catedral(requires registration)

 

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SATURDAY, 29 June 2019

 

10:00 – 12:30 REGISTRATION Sala de Juntas, Palacio de Anaya, First Floor (upstairs)

10:00 – 10:50: Session 14: Plenary: Individual Talents: Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot

Chair: Michael Coyle, Colgate University

Jack Baker, Durham University

Pound’sVirtú and the Divided Self

Robert von Hallberg, Claremont McKenna College 

The Shift from Literary to Social Criticism: Pound and Eliot

10:50 – 11:20 Coffee Break

 

11:20 – 12:10: Session 15: Plenary: Cantos VIII: The Pisan Cantos: Pre-texts & Texts 

Chair: Akitoshi Nagahata, Nagoya University

Ron Bush, University of Oxford

The Pre-Text of The Pisan Cantos

Kenneth Haynes, Brown University

Pound’s Annotations toThe Pisan Cantos 

12:15 – 13:05 Session 16: Plenary: Ezra Pound in Real Life

Chair: Viorica Patea, Universidad de Salamanca

Massimo Bacigalupo, Università di Genova

Discovering the Mediterranean Sanity: Pound and Hemingway

Walter Baumann, University of Ulster

Sixty Years with Ezra Pound

13:10 – 14:00 Business Meeting

Chairs: Walter Baumann, University of Ulster

              John Gery, University of New Orleans

14:30 Lunch: Restaurante El Monje, calle Arroyo Santo Domingo 3 (requires registration)

16:00 - 18:00 Siesta

18:00-19:00 City Bus Tour of Salamanca

                     Meeting Place: In front of the columns at Palacio Anaya on University campus at 17:45. Tour departs at 18:00.

                     

 

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POST-EPIC EXCURSION: BURGOS-MEDINACELI-MADRID

SUNDAY, 30 June 2019

EXURSION to Burgos (overnight stay)

Departure from Salamanca on Sunday morning, 30 June. Specific time and location to be announced

 

MONDAY, 1 July 2019

EXCURSION from Burgos via Medinaceli to Madrid (overnight stay in Madrid included)

Guests who wish to take the ONE-DAY tour will depart tour in Madrid on Monday, 1 July

 

TUESDAY, 2 July 2019

MADRID: Tours of Lope de Vega House, Spanish Rooms in the Prado, Pound sites (with second overnight stay in Madrid as an option)

 

WEDNESDAY, 3 July 2019

Departure from Madrid 

 

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